Bachelor of Health Studies (Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy)
This degree is a new benchmark for massage education, aligned with international education developments. It offers the best in evidence-based theories on structure and function of the human body; extensive exploration of the therapeutic relationship, ethical boundaries and the client as whole person; and a thorough grounding in research methods, principles and practice.
A wide range of industry-experienced teaching staff, most in current clinical practice, guide you towards mastery of a variety of hands-on techniques, and support you in integrating your learning to apply it in a clinical context.
Massage Therapy is positioning itself in the primary health care sector. Our degree will prepare you for a professional career by providing you with the highest level of training in an industry that is in growing demand.
Why choose this qualification?
- Combine academic excellence and clinical competency.
- Prepare for a life-changing career in sports massage, management of myofascial pain syndromes or general palliative care.
- Equip yourself to deal with complex clinical cases: learn to assess, problem-solve and apply clinical reasoning with your in-depth knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology.
- Let your clients benefit from your knowledge of the latest clinical developments and research evidence.
- Enjoy a people-centred culture and apply your learning in real situations.
- Communicate and collaborate with other health professionals.
- NZQA Level 7, 3 years full time
- Holders of NZCM Diplomas will gain some credit towards this qualification. Contact the Auckland Office for RPL/cross credit application form.
- Approved for student loans for domestic students and allowances for full time domestic students.
- An interview lets you meet an academic staff member to ask any questions, and lets the College help you find the best course of study for you.
- International students – please contact the office for the international application pack and fee structure.
Start Dates: 11 Febraury 2013
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